ACR120/ ACR1281U-C8/ ACR1281US1-C8

Contactless Smart Card Reader

ACR120 is a compact and cost-effective contactless smart card reader and writer which supports Mifare®, ISO 14443 A and B cards. It is designed for fast integration into different systems. It can be easily integrated into existing data collection applications such as portable terminals, ticketing, vending machine or access control.

About ACR120/ACR1281U-C8/ACR1281US1-C8

The ACR120 Contactless Smart Card Reader is a compact and cost-effective smart card contactless reader and writer. Developed based on the 13.56 MHz contactless (RFID) technology, it supports Mifare® and ISO 14443 A and B cards.

ACR120 has a proximity operating distance of up to 5 cm, depending on the type of contactless tag in use. The versatile reader is also available in module form, as well as in both USB and Serial interfaces, allowing the device to be easily integrated into the PC environment and other systems.

The compact design of ACR120 makes installation quick and handy in any location, making it an ideal tool for a broad range of applications, including public transport terminal, physical and logical access control, and even vending machines.

 

ACR120/ACR1281U-C8/ACR1281US1-C8 Standard Features

  • USB PnP or serial RS232 interface (Also available in RS485 upon request)
  • Read and write functionality
  • Built-in antenna for contactless tag access, with card reading distance of up to 50 mm
  • Supports major contactless smart cards conforming to ISO 14443 Type A and B in the market
  • Built-in anti-collision feature  (only 1 card is accessed at any time)
  • Selective card polling capability (especially useful when multiple cards are presented)
  • Operation LED
  • Buzzer
  • OEM PCBA module version (Upon request)

ACR120/ACR1281U-C8/ACR1281US1-C8 Technical Specifications

Dimensions120 mm (L) x 73 mm (W) x 20 mm (H)
Weight155 g
Compliance / Certifications
  • CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant, OFTA
InterfaceUSB Full Speed or RS232 (Serial)
Operating DistanceUp to 50 mm (depends on the card type)
Supply VoltageRegulated 5V DC
Supply Current200mA
Operating Temperature0-50C
Operating Frequency13.56 MHz
CLK Frequency3.58 MHz
Smart Card Interface Support
  • ISO14443 Type A and B
  • Mifare
Operating System Support
  • Win 98, Win ME, Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2008
  • Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64
  • Linux
Release Date Drivers OS Support Version File Size Notes
USB Interface (ACR120U/ ACR1281U-C8)
16-Jul-2010 Win 98, Win ME 1.1.1.0 2 MB
16-Jul-2010 Win 2000, Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2008 1.1.1.0 3 MB
16-Jul-2010 Win XP x64, Win Vista x64, Win 7 x64, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64 1.1.1.0 1,017 KB
13-Nov-2009 Win 98, Win ME, Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64, Win 7, Win 7 x64, Win Server 2003, Win Server 2003 x64, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Server 2003 R2 x64, Win Server 2008, Win Server 2008 x64, Win Server 2008 R2 x64, Win 10 1.0.1.1 85 KB
24-Aug-2006 Linux 1.5.0.4 20 KB
11-Jul-2007 JDK 1.4 (Windows), JDK 1.5 (Windows) 1.0.0.3 104 KB
Serial Non-PnP Interface (ACR120S/ ACR1281US1-C8)
05-Dec-2007 Win 98, Win ME, Win 2000, Win XP, Win XP x64, Win Vista, Win Vista x64 1.0.2.0 500 KB
13-Apr-2006 Linux 1.1.1 50 KB
10-Jan-2007 JDK1.4 (Windows), JDK1.5 (Windows) 1.0.0.2 87 KB
Product Presentation

Product Presentation of ACR120 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR120 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Technical Specification

Technical Specification of ACR1281-C8 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR120U Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR120S Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR1281U-C8 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Application Programming Interface

API Driver Manual of ACR1281S1-C8 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Wall Mounting Manual

Wall Mounting Manual of ACR120S Contactless Smart Card Reader

Communication Protocol

Communication Protocol Manual of ACR120S Contactless Smart Card Reader

Communication Protocol

Communication Protocol Manual of ACR1281S1-C8 Contactless Smart Card Reader

Contact Us

Hong Kong Headquarters

Advanced Card Systems Ltd.

Units 2010-2013, 20th Floor

Chevalier Commercial Centre

8 Wang Hoi Road, Kowloon Bay.

Hong Kong


Tel: +852-2796-7873

Fax: +852-2796-1286

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Japan Office

Advanced Card Systems (Japan) Ltd.

2-17-17, Nagatacho, chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

100-0014 Japan

AIOS Nagatacho Building


Tel: +81-3-6205-7201

Fax: +81-3-6205-7202

Website:

Email: info@acs.com.hk


Manila Office

ACS Technologies Ltd.

Unit 2106, One San Miguel Avenue Building

San Miguel Avenue cor. Shaw Boulevard

Ortigas Center, Pasig City,

Philippines


Tel: +632-633-6891

Fax: +632-638-5732

Email: info@acs.com.hk


USA Office

Advanced Card Systems (USA) Ltd.

21 Chippenham Drive Voorhees,

NJ 08043

USA


Tel: +1-856-784-7177 / +1-609-332-8593

Fax: +1-416-591-9123

Email: info@acs.com.hk

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